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American Redstart at Oceano Campground (plus some campground info)

Eve Martin
 

Hi there!  The adult male American Redstart found by Will Knowlton on May 26th continues this morning at Oceano Campground.  It was singing the entire time we were there, about 9-10am, and came to the front of the willows along the road for some decent looks for maybe 20 minutes.  A few more details in the eBird report here:

https://ebird.org/checklist/S91079517

The campground can be a little confusing for first-time visitors as there's no day-use parking.  But there's plenty of parking on the street outside of the entrance.  The redstart has often been seen along the "authorized access only" road at the far north end of the campground.  Don't be tempted to take the first "Authorized Vehicles Only" road you see!  Keep walking on the main road as it forks to the right and continue to follow the road to the left as it leaves the campsites.  Here are the coordinates where we saw the bird today: 

N 35°06'42.9624" W 120°37'36.5232"

~Eve
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Eve Martin
Del Mar, California


Nighthawk

pairagreenfalcons
 

Last night at dusk I got a good look at the silhouette and bouncy flight of a nighthawk winging through the air of the Elfin Forest, it's white wing patches flashing in the not quite light confirming my suspicions.
Lesser, Common? I could not say.
Only the second time I've seen them out there in over 30 years.

Dean Thompson
Los Osos


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- American Redstart (1 report)

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American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1)
- Reported Jun 30, 2021 08:53 by Jim Royer
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S91035336
- Comments: "Singing adult male. A continuing bird, in willows along the road between the campground and the ranger headquarters - closer to the ranger station."

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Oceano birds

Rubba Johanna
 

Saw a green heron a few days ago near the Pier St. bridge on the south end of Oceano Lagoon.

I have tried several times to hear/see the Least Bittern and American Redstart, to no avail. What am I doing wrong?

Saw the adorable baby Pied-billed Grebes, and several Black-crowned Night Herons, which make a dreadful racket up in the trees in the first campground loop.

Johanna Rubba
Grover Beach


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- Black Turnstone (2 reports)
- Least Bittern (1 report)
- Red-breasted Nuthatch (1 report)
- American Redstart (1 report)

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Black Turnstone (Arenaria melanocephala) (5)
- Reported Jun 28, 2021 19:24 by Anonymous eBirder
- Fiscalini Ranch Preserve, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.5552913,-121.0983569&ll=35.5552913,-121.0983569
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90961867
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Small flock walking and flying around tide pools. See photo attached."

Black Turnstone (Arenaria melanocephala) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 29, 2021 07:24 by Maggie Smith
- Villa Creek--Estero Bluffs State Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4599561,-120.9688341&ll=35.4599561,-120.9688341
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90995125
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "at pocket beach south of main beach"

Least Bittern (Ixobrychus exilis) (1)
- Reported Jun 25, 2021 07:11 by Janet Rayner
- Oceano County Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1057118,-120.6255312&ll=35.1057118,-120.6255312
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90989245
- Comments: "Continuing bird heard in reeds closest to the center sycamore tree."

Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis) (1)
- Reported Jun 27, 2021 08:30 by Jeri Edwards
- Upper Lopez Canyon Road, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.2373294,-120.4729165&ll=35.2373294,-120.4729165
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90987385
- Comments: "Heard several times the distinct nasal call 'yank yank' in a thick mixed forest habitat on Upper Lopez Lake Road"

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 25, 2021 08:51 by Janet Rayner
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90989246
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing male in trees closest to maintenance yard on west side of road. Was singing entire time we were in the area. All black with orange wing bar, orange patches on sides of famed tail, orange sides and white belly."

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Re: Wilson’s Phalarope

Alvaro Jaramillo
 

Hi all,

    As I travel a lot down in the far south in South America, I get to see Wilson’s Phalaropes in the non-breeding grounds. I wanted to note that Wilson’s Phalaropes are not coastal in the non-breeding season. They take saline lakes, both up in the Andes, in central Argentina and also in Patagonia. So they are in the interior, and quite far south in South America. A spot in central Argentina, Mar Chiquita, might be the most important single wintering area for this species.

 

Alvaro

 

Alvaro Jaramillo

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www.alvarosadventures.com

 

From: slocobirding@groups.io <slocobirding@groups.io> On Behalf Of Kaaren Perry
Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2021 5:40 PM
To: SlocoBirds <slocobirding@groups.io>
Subject: Re: [slocobirding] Wilson’s Phalarope

 

Hello again!

 

After my earlier post today of the WIPHs seen at Cayucos Creek mouth I wanted to review/learn a little more about their post breeding movements.  According to Birds of the World (on line Cornell) these are one of the earliest fall migrants.  Their southward migration begins on staging areas in the United States in mid- June. They then head rapidly south to coastal South America where they spend the winter.  First adults arrive in South America in early August.  

 

I find no ebird records of Wilson's Phalaropes in SLO County for winter. 

 

If you find this kind of information interesting I strongly suggest subscribing to Cornell's online resource Birds of the World.  If you have a question… you'll more than likely find the answers there. 

 

I have posted a photo of a group of four that were present at Cayucos Cr. http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaarenp/

 

Kaaren Perry

Morro Bay

 










On Jun 29, 2021, at 10:44 AM, Kaaren Perry <surfbird1@...> wrote:

 

6 colorful WIPH just seen foraging at Cayucos Cr mouth.  My first of the season.

Kaaren Perry
Morro Bay




 


Re: Wilson’s Phalarope

Kaaren Perry
 

Hello again!

After my earlier post today of the WIPHs seen at Cayucos Creek mouth I wanted to review/learn a little more about their post breeding movements.  According to Birds of the World (on line Cornell) these are one of the earliest fall migrants.  Their southward migration begins on staging areas in the United States in mid- June. They then head rapidly south to coastal South America where they spend the winter.  First adults arrive in South America in early August.  

I find no ebird records of Wilson's Phalaropes in SLO County for winter. 

If you find this kind of information interesting I strongly suggest subscribing to Cornell's online resource Birds of the World.  If you have a question… you'll more than likely find the answers there. 

I have posted a photo of a group of four that were present at Cayucos Cr. http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaarenp/

Kaaren Perry
Morro Bay
 










On Jun 29, 2021, at 10:44 AM, Kaaren Perry <surfbird1@...> wrote:

6 colorful WIPH just seen foraging at Cayucos Cr mouth.  My first of the season.

Kaaren Perry
Morro Bay







Wilson’s Phalarope

Kaaren Perry
 

6 colorful WIPH just seen foraging at Cayucos Cr mouth. My first of the season.

Kaaren Perry
Morro Bay


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Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus) (2)
- Reported Jun 28, 2021 14:40 by Mike Bush
- Morro Bay--Audubon overlook, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3316478,-120.8383334&ll=35.3316478,-120.8383334
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90944834
- Comments: "Straight orange bill, black to rear of head. Gray mantle. Perched on floats."

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- Western x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid) (2 reports)
- Royal Tern (American) (2 reports)
- American Redstart (3 reports)

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Western x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid) (Larus occidentalis x glaucescens) (1)
- Reported Jun 27, 2021 12:02 by Long-eared Owl
- Morro Creek mouth, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.376104,-120.8624411&ll=35.376104,-120.8624411
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90885572
- Comments: "Photos."

Western x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid) (Larus occidentalis x glaucescens) (1)
- Reported Jun 27, 2021 12:02 by The Kingbirder
- Morro Creek mouth, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.376104,-120.8624411&ll=35.376104,-120.8624411
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90885560
- Comments: "Photos."

Royal Tern (American) (Thalasseus maximus maximus) (5)
- Reported Jun 27, 2021 12:35 by The Kingbirder
- Morro Strand State Beach, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3982858,-120.8678892&ll=35.3982858,-120.8678892
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90885904
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Exact count. Continuing. Photos."

Royal Tern (American) (Thalasseus maximus maximus) (5)
- Reported Jun 27, 2021 12:35 by Long-eared Owl
- Morro Strand State Beach, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3982858,-120.8678892&ll=35.3982858,-120.8678892
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90885931
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Exact count. Continuing. Photos."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1)
- Reported Jun 27, 2021 07:41 by Jacqueline Knowlton
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90899035
- Comments: "continuing male singing . We both got glimpses back in the willows."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1)
- Reported Jun 27, 2021 07:41 by Maggie Smith
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90896203
- Comments: "continuing male singing . We both got glimpses back in the willows."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1)
- Reported Jun 25, 2021 08:51 by Ann Stockert
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90870768
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing male in trees closest to maintenance yard on west side of road. Was singing entire time we were in the area. All black with orange wing bar, orange patches on sides of famed tail, orange sides and white belly."

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- Glaucous Gull (1 report)
- Royal Tern (2 reports)
- Yellow-headed Blackbird (1 report)
- American Redstart (2 reports)

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Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus) (1)
- Reported Jun 24, 2021 09:11 by Heather O'Connor
- Morro Creek mouth, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.376104,-120.8624411&ll=35.376104,-120.8624411
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90786988
- Comments: "White primaries, black bill, pink legs."

Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus) (1)
- Reported Jun 24, 2021 19:34 by Pair of Wing-Nuts
- Morro Bay--Audubon overlook, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3316478,-120.8383334&ll=35.3316478,-120.8383334
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90835558
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Sturdy tern with gray mantle, dark primaries, black on back of head with heavy, straight and bright orange bill."

Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus) (1)
- Reported Jun 26, 2021 09:04 by Pair of Wing-Nuts
- Morro Strand State Beach, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3982858,-120.8678892&ll=35.3982858,-120.8678892
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90837780
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Large tern with gray mantle, dark primaries, black on back of head with heavy, straight and bright orange bill."

Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) (1)
- Reported Jun 26, 2021 11:45 by Jim Royer
- Little Morro Creek Road, Morro Bay, CA, USA, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.375375,-120.85083&ll=35.375375,-120.85083
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90840559
- Comments: "Adult male with yellow head and chest, black from eye to bill, and black back and wings with white wing patch."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 26, 2021 09:32 by Long-eared Owl
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90819414
- Media: 6 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing male. Back in the willows on the maintenance road. Spreading its tail. Red on wing bars and tail and black above. Photos."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 26, 2021 09:32 by The Kingbirder
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90819420
- Media: 6 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing male. Back in the willows on the maintenance road. Spreading its tail. Red on wing bars and tail and black above. Photos."

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*** Species Summary:

- Lesser Scaup (1 report)
- Black Turnstone (1 report)
- Royal Tern (2 reports)
- Least Bittern (1 report)
- American Redstart (3 reports)

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Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 24, 2021 08:15 by Jeri Edwards
- Morro Bay Estuary (use more specific location(s) when possible), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3377298,-120.8501072&ll=35.3377298,-120.8501072
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90726601
- Comments: "male, slightly peaked head, white sides, black head and neck, yellow eyes, kayaked past him west of the Inn at Morro Bay"

Black Turnstone (Arenaria melanocephala) (1)
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 15:39 by Madi Elsea
- North Pacific Ocean, Cayucos US-CA 35.44702, -120.94595, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.447021,-120.945945&ll=35.447021,-120.945945
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90520744
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Dark brown with white belly and white mark on back. Was seen resting on large rock off bluffs with 3 whimbrels"

Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus) (1)
- Reported Jun 25, 2021 09:57 by Eric Wier
- Morro Bay SP--Marina/Boardwalk Trail, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3445235,-120.8418006&ll=35.3445235,-120.8418006
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90764574
- Comments: "Large tern resting on mudflat. Black crest, and stout, entirely bright orange bill"

Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus) (6)
- Reported Jun 25, 2021 09:36 by David Cox
- Morro Strand State Beach, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3982858,-120.8678892&ll=35.3982858,-120.8678892
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90760259
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Very heavy orange bill, additional the black on the head was behind the eyes."

Least Bittern (Ixobrychus exilis) (1)
- Reported Jun 25, 2021 07:11 by Ann Stockert
- Oceano County Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1057118,-120.6255312&ll=35.1057118,-120.6255312
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90754121
- Comments: "Continuing bird heard in reeds closest to the center sycamore tree."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1)
- Reported Jun 25, 2021 09:05 by Roger Zachary
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90770992
- Comments: "Saw the male's colors of black and orange up in a tree near the gated maintenance area; recently reported"

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1)
- Reported Jun 24, 2021 08:30 by Bradley Hampton
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90733687
- Comments: "On the north side of the lagoon at the end of the trail where it meets the pavement and the parking for the state camp rangers. A single bird, singing, clearly wanting to be heard. Fun sighting!"

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 24, 2021 06:52 by Maggie Smith
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90720795
- Comments: "Singing; not seen"

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- Red-breasted Merganser (1 report)
- Red Knot (2 reports)
- Royal Tern (2 reports)
- American Redstart (1 report)

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Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 24, 2021 08:41 by Jim Royer
- Doris Street Coastal Access, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.321101,-120.848252&ll=35.321101,-120.848252
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90703441
- Comments: "Female duck with a shaggy crest, brownish head without the clear demarcation of the head color from the light chest, and with a thin merganser bill. When it flapped the wings, the white patch on trailing portion of the upper half of the upper wing showed. The same white patch showed when it was swimming as well."

Red Knot (Calidris canutus) (1)
- Reported Jun 24, 2021 09:59 by The Kingbirder
- Morro Bay SP--Marina/Boardwalk Trail, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3445235,-120.8418006&ll=35.3445235,-120.8418006
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90705179
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Early. Flew in with BBPL flock."

Red Knot (Calidris canutus) (1)
- Reported Jun 24, 2021 09:59 by Long-eared Owl
- Morro Bay SP--Marina/Boardwalk Trail, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3445235,-120.8418006&ll=35.3445235,-120.8418006
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90705182
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Flew in with BBPL flock. Smaller than nearby BBPL. Nonbreeding."

Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus) (6)
- Reported Jun 24, 2021 10:10 by marlin harms
- Morro Strand State Beach, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3982858,-120.8678892&ll=35.3982858,-120.8678892
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90712267
- Comments: "Orange bill thicker than Elegant Tern; black of crest behind eye and not on crown. Near Alva Paul Cr. mouth among group of 20 or so gulls and 1 Caspian Tern."

Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus) (3)
- Reported Jun 23, 2021 09:58 by Heather O'Connor
- Morro Strand State Beach, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3982858,-120.8678892&ll=35.3982858,-120.8678892
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90666895
- Comments: "Large tern with thick orange bill. Black feathers from eye to beyond back of head."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 22, 2021 09:58 by Cris Heins
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90662089
- Media: 2 Photos, 1 Audio
- Comments: "Continually male amazingly easy to find as it was about the only bird signing in the first section of paved road after the maintenance section. Sang the entire time we were in the vicinity and was not very active at all, perching in clear view for a few minutes before we left to walk around the pond. When we came back over an hour little it was still singing the same vocalization."

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*** Species Summary:

- Redhead (1 report)
- Royal Tern (1 report)
- Black Skimmer (1 report)
- Masked Booby (2 reports)
- American Redstart (2 reports)

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Redhead (Aythya americana) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 22, 2021 09:10 by Tom Edell
- Santa Margarita Lake, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3291313,-120.4874811&ll=35.3291313,-120.4874811
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90608744
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Female plumaged bird seen from north facing shoreline by White Oak Flat"

Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 09:16 by Charlotte Miranda
- Morro Bay Harbor, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3699,-120.857&ll=35.3699,-120.857
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90653072
- Comments: "Just outside the harbor. Flew over our heads, basic plumaged bird. A more stocky, straighter bill than an Elegant terns."

Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger) (2)
- Reported Jun 23, 2021 09:46 by Jim Royer
- Doris Street Coastal Access, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.321101,-120.848252&ll=35.321101,-120.848252
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90646764
- Comments: "Two black above and white below tern like birds with long thick bills, feeding on the water by flying along the surface and dipping their bills into the water - skimming the water as they flew. They flew over to the bay edge near the state park marina. There may have been a third one on the shore."

Masked Booby (Sula dactylatra) (1)
- Reported Jun 22, 2021 13:24 by Jesse Pilkerton
- 6180 Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria US-CA 35.57210, -121.11227, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.572098,-121.112269&ll=35.572098,-121.112269
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90610620
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "Saw on beach at Cambria"

Masked Booby (Sula dactylatra) (1)
- Reported Jun 22, 2021 12:00 by Connie Blair
- Moonstone Beach, Cambria US-CA (35.5713,-121.1121), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.571263,-121.11213&ll=35.571263,-121.11213
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90636558
- Comments: "The bird was on Moonstone Beach in Cambria, California. It was taken to Pacific Wildlife Care."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1)
- Reported Jun 23, 2021 09:36 by David Cox
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90651012
- Comments: "Continuing, in the willows at the north end of the maintance Rd. Heard signing,, then spotted. Black bird with orange patches wings and flanks."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 22, 2021 09:58 by Derek Heins
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90613212
- Media: 2 Photos, 1 Audio
- Comments: "Continually male amazingly easy to find as it was about the only bird signing in the first section of paved road after the maintenance section. Sang the entire time we were in the vicinity and was not very active at all, perching in clear view for a few minutes before we left to walk around the pond. When we came back over an hour little it was still singing the same vocalization."

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Black Skimmers

Jim Royer
 

Two Black Skimmers were skimming the surface of the bay at about 9:45, last seen flying to the shore near the state park marina. There may have been a third on the shore there.

Jim Royer
Los Osos


Changing seasons - changing places

Kaaren Perry
 

As we move forward through the spring breeding season and slowly approach the fall, things are beginning to change.  Yesterday I drove slowly along Turri Road from the windmill to the coast, listing for singing.  I was able to hear many of our visiting breeding species, still singing proudly.  Swainson's Thrushes seemed to be everywhere, Lazuli Buntings, Blue Grosbeaks, Black-headed Grosbeaks, Hooded Orioles all singing. They will be leaving in the next few months,  heading far south,  to the Gulf of California and beyond.    

Feeling like I was in the middle of Spring until I reached the coast and saw hundreds++ of Brown Pelicans, mostly the brown plumaged immature birds, flying low over the estuary.  They were returning from their breeding grounds to the south of us.  If you have visited the coast in the past two weeks you probably have witnessed this parade. Researching this a little further on Cornell's BOW (Birds of the World) I learned that Brown Pelicans that come from the breeding colonies in So. California's major post breeding migration begins near the end of their breeding season in late July and August.  Brown Pelican migration from the breeding colonies in the  Gulf of California begins earlier, in June - July. So are the ones we have been seeing coming from the Gulf of California?

I know I'm not the only birder anxiously awaiting the arrival of our shorebirds… they are on the way with a few turnstones already being spotted.  Keep your eyes out!

Kaaren Perry





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*** Species Summary:

- Glaucous Gull (1 report)
- Royal Tern (1 report)
- Least Bittern (2 reports)
- Yellow-headed Blackbird (2 reports)
- American Redstart (2 reports)

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Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus) (1)
- Reported Jun 21, 2021 16:54 by Joanne Aasen
- Santa Rosa Creek mouth, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.5683274,-121.1102353&ll=35.5683274,-121.1102353
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90571157
- Comments: "White primaries and tail. Pinkish legs. Large bill with black tip. PHOTOS to follow. Hanging out below Shamel park near a picnicking family who was occasionally tossing out food."

Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus) (7) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 21, 2021 12:16 by Jeanette Stone
- Alva Paul Creek Mouth, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3984974,-120.8666264&ll=35.3984974,-120.8666264
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90559261
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Photos"

Least Bittern (Ixobrychus exilis) (1)
- Reported Jun 21, 2021 11:40 by Long-eared Owl
- Oceano County Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1057118,-120.6255312&ll=35.1057118,-120.6255312
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90560734
- Comments: "Continuing. Heard along the northeastern side of the pond."

Least Bittern (Ixobrychus exilis) (1)
- Reported Jun 21, 2021 11:40 by The Kingbirder
- Oceano County Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1057118,-120.6255312&ll=35.1057118,-120.6255312
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90560735
- Comments: "Continuing. Heard along the northeastern side of the pond."

Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 21, 2021 10:40 by Petra Clayton
- Little Morro Creek Road, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3873006,-120.8244824&ll=35.3873006,-120.8244824
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90568002
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing female plumaged bird. First-ever eBird report of this species at this eBird hotspot: 6/20/2021 (Lisa Gattuso & Jan Bugge). --- Today in a bush along the road with other blackbirds - past the first farm / blue house.

Click on the image below for a Flickr video:
<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/jack-petra-clayton/51263431349/in/dateposted-public/" title="Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus), Morro Bay, CA"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/31337/51263431349_1531c91c7d_c.jpg" alt="Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus), Morro Bay, CA" /></a>"

Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 21, 2021 09:31 by Tom Edell
- Little Morro Creek Road, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3873006,-120.8244824&ll=35.3873006,-120.8244824
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90564567
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing female plumaged bird reported yesterday by Lisa Gattuso and Jan Bugge. With a mixed species blackbird flock just inland of first (blue) house. Species rare in summer. (photo)"

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 21, 2021 09:36 by Long-eared Owl
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90560485
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing bird in the willows at the maintenance road. Singing. Also heard singing different variations of it's song. Recording and photo."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 21, 2021 09:36 by The Kingbirder
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90560493
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing bird in the willows at the maintenance road. Singing. Also heard singing different variations of it's song. Recording and photo."

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*** Species Summary:

- Black Turnstone (1 report)
- Common Murre (3 reports)
- Royal Tern (4 reports)
- Chipping Sparrow (2 reports)
- Yellow-headed Blackbird (2 reports)
- American Redstart (1 report)

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Black Turnstone (Arenaria melanocephala) (1)
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 15:39 by Madi Elsea
- North Pacific Ocean, Cayucos US-CA 35.44702, -120.94595, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.447021,-120.945945&ll=35.447021,-120.945945
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90520744
- Comments: "Dark overall with white belly & white streak visible on back. Observed perched on rock with several Whimbrels. Photo can be provided though not perfect"

Common Murre (Uria aalge) (3) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 09:54 by Kai Mills
- Auto selected 35.33782, -121.01126, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.337819,-121.01126&ll=35.337819,-121.01126
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90511285
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Together"

Common Murre (Uria aalge) (3) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 09:54 by Mike Bush
- Auto selected 35.33782, -121.01126, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.337819,-121.01126&ll=35.337819,-121.01126
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90531480
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Together"

Common Murre (Uria aalge) (3) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 09:54 by Nick Belardes
- Auto selected 35.33782, -121.01126, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.337819,-121.01126&ll=35.337819,-121.01126
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90511331
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Together"

Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus) (1)
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 09:16 by Nick Belardes
- Morro Bay Harbor, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3699,-120.857&ll=35.3699,-120.857
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90511329
- Comments: "Just outside the harbor. Flew over our heads, basic plumaged bird. A more stocky, straighter bill than an Elegant terns."

Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus) (1)
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 09:16 by Mike Bush
- Morro Bay Harbor, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3699,-120.857&ll=35.3699,-120.857
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90511433
- Comments: "Just outside the harbor. Flew over our heads, basic plumaged bird. A more stocky, straighter bill than an Elegant terns."

Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus) (1)
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 09:16 by Kai Mills
- Morro Bay Harbor, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3699,-120.857&ll=35.3699,-120.857
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90511259
- Comments: "Just outside the harbor. Flew over our heads, basic plumaged bird. A more stocky, straighter bill than an Elegant terns."

Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus) (1)
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 12:26 by Pair of Wing-Nuts
- Morro Strand State Beach, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3982858,-120.8678892&ll=35.3982858,-120.8678892
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90530571
- Media: 1 Photo

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 19, 2021 06:31 by Mike Stiles
- Santa Rita Ranch #1 (35.528, -120.857), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.5278198,-120.8568124&ll=35.5278198,-120.8568124
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90514479
- Media: 1 Audio
- Comments: "Singing, not seen"

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 19, 2021 08:31 by Mike Stiles
- Santa Rita Ranch #13 (35.527, -120.834), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.5274295,-120.8343425&ll=35.5274295,-120.8343425
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90514581
- Media: 1 Audio
- Comments: "Singing, not seen"

Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) (1)
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 12:19 by Jan Bugge
- Little Morro Creek Road, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3873006,-120.8244824&ll=35.3873006,-120.8244824
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90548358
- Comments: "Slightly larger than red-winged blackbird. Dark brown overall, with yellow breast and face.(female)
First seen on a fence in front of blue house. Then after 30 minutes of searching it was found foraging in cut oat hay field with tri-colored, red-winged and brewers blackbirds across from blue house.
4 birders saw this bird for several minutes at reasonable range for binocular ID. Unable to get a photo due to camera malfunction."

Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) (1)
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 12:19 by Lisa Gattuso
- Little Morro Creek Road, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3873006,-120.8244824&ll=35.3873006,-120.8244824
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90533218
- Comments: "Slightly larger than red-winged blackbird. Dark brown overall, with yellow breast and face.(female)
First seen on a fence in front of blue house. Then after 30 minutes of searching it was found foraging in cut oat hay field with tri-colored, red-winged and brewers blackbirds across from blue house.
4 birders saw this bird for several minutes at reasonable range for binocular ID. Unable to get a photo due to camera malfunction."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1)
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 06:56 by Maggie Smith
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90518932
- Comments: "continuing male seen briefly and singing continuously in willows closer to maintenance yard"

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Least Bittern, Oceano Bridge.

Tyson Baker
 

Got lucky and saw a least bittern in the reeds off the small bridge next to the park in Oceano, across the street from the campground. It then flew over us to the reeds on the other side.

Tyson and Kristi
Osos and SLO. 


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*** Species Summary:

- Vaux's Swift (1 report)
- Chipping Sparrow (2 reports)
- American Redstart (2 reports)

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Vaux's Swift (Chaetura vauxi) (1)
- Reported Jun 19, 2021 17:44 by Pair of Wing-Nuts
- Atascadero Wastewater Treatment Ponds--no internal access, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4827588,-120.6424508&ll=35.4827588,-120.6424508
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90468517
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Small, mostly dark, cigar-shaped and short-tailed swift with straight-edged primaries"

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 19, 2021 06:31 by Tom Edell
- Santa Rita Ranch #1 (35.528, -120.857), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.5278198,-120.8568124&ll=35.5278198,-120.8568124
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90448280
- Media: 1 Audio
- Comments: "Singing, not seen"

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 19, 2021 08:31 by Tom Edell
- Santa Rita Ranch #13 (35.527, -120.834), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.5274295,-120.8343425&ll=35.5274295,-120.8343425
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90448133
- Media: 1 Audio
- Comments: "Singing, not seen"

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1)
- Reported Jun 19, 2021 08:28 by Jeff Miller
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90431852
- Comments: "Continuing; photos"

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1)
- Reported Jun 19, 2021 08:28 by Pair of Wing-Nuts
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90468646
- Comments: "Continuing; photos"

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